Exploration Grant Funds Given by San Diego Explorers Club

 

2020

Ricardo DeSantiago - $2,500

San Diego State University and University of California, Davis

  • Understanding the Impacts of Sargassum app. Marine Subsides on Terrestrial Ecosystem

 

2019

Madison Davis - $1,000

San Diego State University

  • Using Stable Isotopes of Sea Lion Whiskers to Understand Responses to Environmental Change

 

Abigail Terese Bierzychudek - $1,000

University of San Diego

  • How Fauna Composition Change Throughout Los Penasquitos Lagoon Along the Salinity Gradient

 

Billie Buckley - $500

San Diego State University

  • The Mechanisms Leading to Recruitment Inhibition of Macrocystis Pyrifera by the Understory Alga, Desmarestia Herbacea

 

 

2018

Anthony Tamberino - $1,000

UCSD

  • Three-Dimensional Mapping of Archaeological Remains in Land/Sea Transition Zones for Cultural heritage Monitoring and Preservation (Israel) 

 

Matthew Sitek - $1,000

UCSD

  • Community Networks at the Edge of Ancient Andean States: A View From the Tiwanaku Frontier, Locumba, Peru (ca. AD 5000-1100)

 

 

2017

 

Abigal Cannon - $1,000

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  • Do Stingrays Prevent the Recovery of Disturbed Seagrass Beds?

 

 

2016

Antonella Wilby - $1,000

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  • Visual Monitoring of Vaquita, the Worlds Most Endangered Cetacean

 

Pike Spector – Dry-suit thanks to Ocean Enterprises and Tim Radke

San Diego State University

  • Differences in Primary Production Between Kelp Forests and Urchin Barrens – Variation Across a Latitudinal Gradient.

 

Belinda Ramires - $500

UCSD

  • The Ontological Foundations of Agrarian Politics Among Quichua-Speaking Peoples in the Ecuadorian Amazon

 

Hannes Schraft - $500

San Diego State University and UC Davis

  • Continues project: Infrared Prey Sensing in Rattlesnakes

 

2015

 

Hannes Schraft - $1,000

San Diego State University and UC Davis

  • Infrared Prey Sensing in Rattlesnakes

 

Jacob Bongers - $500

UCLA

  • Funerary Practices and Group Relations in Mid-Chincha Valley, Peru

 

Adrienne Bryan -$500

UCLA

  • Architecture and State Development: An Archaeological Study of a Late Intermediate Period Site in Cuzco

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2020 - Ricardo DeSantiago and colleagues measuring what we call “seaweed wrack,” which is the seaweed that washes ashore and provides an important source of nutrients to coastal communities.

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2016 - Antonella Wilby SM'16 conducting visual monitoring of Vaquita.

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2019 - Anthony Tamberino with Dr. Tom Levy and team in Israel.